Current internship openings

Advanced Data Science Research Assistant - Undergrad and Grad positions (Spring 2023)

Each successful candidate will work closely with an EGC faculty affiliate to assist with a variety of research and analysis tasks including data sourcing, web scraping, data cleaning and harmonization, data analysis, data wrangling and visualization, codebook preparation, and dataset management. The RA will develop extensive experience in machine learning and related statistical techniques through a variety of computational exercises that range from hypothesis testing, to understanding heterogeneity in program impacts, to clustering and anomaly detection, to forecasting. The RA will also develop deep knowledge in the suitability and application of specific techniques to specific questions and data in international development.

EGC Economics and History Research & Communications Internship

Building on work completed over the last two years of the EGC History Project, this position will give a student (undergrad or graduate-level) with demonstrated research and writing skills the opportunity conduct interviews and archival research, and write articles for the EGC History Project, using EGC’s historical archive as a resource. The intern will work with Yale economics and history faculty and interact with past members of the EGC community who have gone on to prominent positions in international development. They will also receive coaching in writing and editing, author articles to be published on Yale websites and external outlets, and participate in a vibrant community of interns, postgraduate fellows, and researchers. There is potential for the internship to continue during Summer 2023 with increased hours and the possibility of remote work.

Development Economics Communications Intern 

EGC hires students with writing and communications skills and strong economics coursework to serve as Development Economics Research Communications Interns. The position gives students the opportunity to write content about current research in development economics. The successful candidate may also contribute to other communications efforts by gathering and synthesizing information to be used in articles directed toward the public (via profiles, op-eds and blogs), academic audiences (research summaries), and policymakers (policy briefs). The goal is to convey research insights for policy to improve lives in developing countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.